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  • Brief Introduction To Africa and China's Relationship

    Contradictory to Europe and Africa relation in history, Chinese and African co-existence is of peace and growth. This relationship between Asian countries and Africa documented from the early 14th relations to the current and massive 21st century.

    This relation has seen Chinese views and values to be adopted increasingly by emerging African economies. The financial crisis that hit the world finance in 2008 had a minute impact in the Chinese economy. This reason and the persistent effort of the Chinese government led to chance in mentality of head of states to shift from the western globalization to the Far East.      

    To aid in this overall shift of culture a verity of tools has been implemented in the African community. These include collaboration in the sector of trade, communication and education. This strategy is planned to minimalism the negative impact of cultural shock to both parties. The 2015 Chinese year celebration in South Africa is a prime example. This event included a verity of Chinese cultural activities.

    Industrialization just happens to be exactly what many African countries are aiming for as well The Chinese have invested a very large amount of resources in every corner of the continent— in infrastructures in trade and commerce, communication technology and in manufacturing. Although these are somewhat main investments they are not the only one. Real-estate and the hospitality industry are on the rise too.

    The relation is no limited to the above stated. China and Africa are also working in the peace and security sectors. The increase economic condition cannot come to full realization if the security environment is no a stable one.

    China’s hunger for agricultural goods, and perhaps for farm land, may grow as China’s population expands and the middle class becomes richer. This demand could fuel a new and large young workforce for African population.

    Although the above are all advantages for the growth of the poverty stricken land, there are some who question some of the policies and agreement between the heads of state. and the Chinese investors. Fair pay; fair opportunity in the investing sectors; environmental concerns; and the non-transferring of skills are some of the question relayed by concerned citizens. They argue that relations with Chinese government are of the state-to-state deal— this doesn’t seem beneficiary to the common who are actually living working in that particular African county. There have been reports of blocking deals based on these reason.

    As to any given relationship and co-existence there are highs and lows. With the slowing of global economic growth due to the fluctuate price of oil many are turning their head to Africa. For the young and enthusiastic this is a huge opportunity both to earn a decent living and advance own knowledge with experience.      

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  • Ethio-China Relationships

    It has been a long history for Ethiopia and china to interact economically and socially. It is clear that the Chinese construction is have a positive impact both in the capital and other regions.

    The current leadership of Ethiopia is exercising a well-organized foreign relationship with china. The Ethiopian people have a lot to take and learn from one of the oldest civilizations in on the planet. The growth of the Chinese e in recent years is mind blowing. Hard working and industries people that tend to focus on the result at hand rather than the politics. In its long history contrary to Europe and the US china has neither colonized nor enslaved Africa.

    Ethiopian as seen and witnessed in various time have worked for and in collaboration with the Chinese e both locally and abroad. The roads buildings and railway build by the Chinese e with the Ethiopian educated and labor forces is an astonishing achievement. Most Ethiopians are looking for further development in education technology and other infrastructures which Ethiopia is need off.

    AU building, the Addis Ababa ring road, the Ethio-Djibouti railway, the express way is some of the projects constructed and delivered by the Chinese e. Also the Addis Ababa stadium is another major project handed over to the Chinese.

    In the past 5 years Ethiopia has built massive industrial villages for the manufacture of goods at low cost. This village is following the example of the Chinese e strategy to create jobs for locals. Example of this is the industrial village located in Hawassa, south of Ethiopia. This particular village has the capacity to handle a workforce of 60,000 many. Not only the Chinese e but also other foreign company can take advantage of the setup. The facilities in the village are well connected to main roads, banks and electricity.

    Punctuality, discipline, mastering one’s career, dedication and working towards a common goal is the utmost important qualities Ethiopian must learn and take from the Chinese e. The economy growth of the Chinese e people came from their hard work and perseverance.

    AU building, the Addis Ababa ring road, the Ethio-Djibouti railway, the express way is some of the projects constructed and delivered by the Chinese e. Also the Addis Ababa stadium is another major project handed over to the Chinese.

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  • Ethiopia Largest Industrial Villages

    Ethiopia and Largest Industrial Parks

    Located at 280 kilometers in the southern part of the county in the area officially known as Hawassa the largest industrial park has been inaugurated. This, in the country long history, is a first and cover a surface area of 1,300,000 Square kilometers. Government officials stressed on the fact that this facility are Eco-friendly and build with international environmental protection plans.

    Ethiopia as an ancient civilization is stuck at old agricultural tradition which are prone and at the mercy of the elements. This new major development in the manufacturing sector shades a new light of hope in increasing quality of life for the mass as a whole. Economically the manufacturing sector can now be a major contributor in the country foreign exchange market.

    Investor were interested in this massive venture even before construction completed. 20 major investors and manufacturing giants from within the country and abroad are in going discussion and planning phase to be major players in this unmissable business opportunity. Investor from china Indonesia us are some to mention 

    This economic park creates powerful development for the country. In turn in trust in other major investments sectors to work and invest in Ethiopia and Ethiopians. This is true in the case of Chinese firms that are allocating production to overseas.

    Compared to other African countries Ethiopia major is its 45 million strong young labor force who are eager to grow both financially and experience wise. This particular industrial village can create employment for about 60000 Ethiopian. This is huge number and unheard of in the past.

    1 billion dollars is a big figure to a poor country like Ethiopia. But this figure is what expected as the revenue of tis industrial park. The predicted yearly growth of Ethiopia manufacturing sector is currently at 25 percent. With this park in full swing it is expected to double within the next 5 years.


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